GreySheeters Anonymous

Service Guidelines

 

Service PositionSuggested Lengths of
Back-To-Back 
GreySheet Abstinence
Suggested Lengths of
Service Commitment
Description of Duties
Intergroup Service Representative (ISR) Three Years

Two Years

Term of office begins in the month following the World Service Conference

This is to comply with motion 2014.9 approved at the 2014 World Service Conference.

  • Represents the Intergroup at the World Service Conference as a voting delegate.
  • An ISR Represents only one Intergroup.
  • Chairs IG meetings.
  • Solicits input from GSR members of the IG on issues to be addressed at World Service Conference.
  • Receives information from the Board of Trustees of GSA World Service and shares that information with their Intergroup.
General Service Representative
(GSR)
One Year

One Year

Term of office begins in the month following the World Service Conference

This is to comply with motion 2014.9 approved at the 2014 World Service Conference.

  • Represents the Group at Intergroup.
  • Conducts Group Conscience Meetings as needed, typically once a month;
  • Ensures our Primary Purpose is carried out when facilitating a Group Conscience;
  • Represents only one Group.
  • For 2016, attends World Service Conference as a voting delegate.
  • Subscribes to Service Matters on the GreySheet.org website, reads each issue and conveys the information to his/her group to apprise them of what is happening in GSA World Service.
  • Joins one or two World Service Conference committees and supports the work of that committee, usually on a monthly basis between conferences. The choices are: Literature, Finance, Structure, Communications, Public Information, Archives and Conference.
Treasurer Six Months Six Months
  • Collects and maintains 7th Tradition donations;
  • Maintains Treasurer's Reports, listing donations and expenses incurred;
  • Provides Treasurer's Reports at each Group Conscience meeting;
  • Pays rent at meeting location;
  • Reimburses Secretary for purchased literature;
  • Ensures that the group remains fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.
Secretary/Leader Six Months Six Months
  • Leads the meeting;
  • Collects GreySheet-related Announcements to be made during regular meetings;
  • Maintains an Agenda for and takes Minutes at Group Conscience meetings;
  • Opens and closes the meeting place; maintains possession of keys;
  • Maintains literature, pamphlets, and handouts;
  • Sets up chairs, literature, etc.
Booker Six Months Four Months
  • Asks speakers with 90 days or more of back-to-back GreySheet abstinence to "Qualify" and lead meetings;
  • Calls or emails a reminder to the scheduled Qualifier a day or two in advance;
  • Tells the Secretary/Leader who the Qualifier will be, so the Secretary is prepared;
  • Sets up chairs, literature, etc.;
  • Leads the meeting when no one else is available.
Phone Bridge Moderator Six Months Ability to moderate  one or more weekly time slots Technical requirements:
    • Appropriate telephone and computer capability, including high-speed internet access
    • Proficiency in navigating the Internet
    • E-mail access
    • Ability to use computer and telephone simultaneously while moderating phone meeting
Primary responsibilities:
  • Maintains the confidentiality of the information seen on the dashboard and any specific moderator information without exception
  • Moderates agreed upon meeting(s) effectively and efficiently
  • Aids meeting leaders in keeping the meeting(s) quiet
  • Attempts to arrange back-up when unable to serve
  • Contacts the appropriate person(s) when there are technical difficulties with the bridge
  • Remains quiet while moderating, avoids controversy, and practices principles before personalities